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Cambodia: About 600 garment factory workers fear they might lose job after fire destroys their factory
Author: Davin Sen, Khmer Times
"Nearly 600 workers fear job loss after fire destroys factory", 14 November 2019...
- Related companies: Aqua Performance (Cambodia)
Cambodia: Govt. reviews the European Commission's report on 'Everything But Arms' trade preferences after EC expresses human rights concerns
Author: Dara Mech, The Phnom Penh Post
"Government studying EU’s preliminary report on EBA", 14 November 2019...
Cambodia: H&M puts an exit strategy in place and considers other options outside Cambodia if EU removes trade preferences from Cambodia
Author: Zazithorn Ruengchinda, ScandAsia
"H&M consider leaving Cambodia due to EU trade sanctions", 10 November 2019...
IndustriALL & Inditex renew agreement with formation of union committee to promote freedom of association
"IndustriALL and Inditex create a global union committee,", 13 November 2019...
- Related companies: Inditex
Cambodia: European Commission sends preliminary report on temporary suspension of trade preferences to Cambodian govt., with human rights concerns
Author: European Commission
"Cambodia: European Commission finalises preliminary report on temporary suspension of trade preferences", 12 November 2019...
Bangladesh: US retailers call on government to halt suspension of factory safety monitoring initiative
Author: Leonie Barrie, just-style
"Bangladesh urged to support newest factory safety initiative", 8 November 2019...
Myanmar: Labour activists charged for role in garment factory strike over working conditions; Includes intl. brand responses
In September 2019, police brought charges against a civil society leader and seven labour leaders for their role in a strike over alleged labour rights abuses at Myanmar Knitting Factory in Pathein Industrial Zone, Myanmar. According to workers,...
Author: The Circle
"Fashion Focus: Towards a Legal Framework for a Living Wage", 8 November 2019...
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